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Re: [html] Elements within "title"?

From: Jukka K. Korpela <jkorpela@cs.tut.fi>
Date: Sun, 10 Feb 2008 20:35:05 +0200
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Dustin Boyd wrote:

> You bring up a good point about the title element.

Pardon? Oh, that was the usual upside-down fullquote alert.

> However, I wonder
> if screen readers do anything with something like
> <title>Page Title - <acronym title="British Broadcasting
> Corporation">BBC</acronym></title>

Me neither. It's invalid markup, so what would you expect them to do?

> That would be the only sensible kind of markup for the title element,
> in my opinion.

There's nothing sensible in declaring something as an acronym when it 
isn't.

The kind of markup that _might_ be useful inside a title element, if so 
defined and if implemented properly, is markup that indicates the 
language of some part of the content, e.g. when there is a good reason 
to use a bilingual title element.

Jukka K. Korpela ("Yucca")
http://www.cs.tut.fi/~jkorpela/ 
Received on Sunday, 10 February 2008 18:35:07 GMT

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